8 pm: Ugly Betty.
Another new episode! On tonight's episode ("Don't Ask, Don't Tell"), devised by America Ferrera and Michael Urie, Marc convinces Betty to pretend to be his girlfriend when his mother (guest star Patti LuPone) arrives in New York, while Daniel and Alexis clash at work.
8-9 pm: My Name is Earl.
What, no Office tonight? Instead's it's back-to-back repeat episodes of Earl ("South of the Border, Part Uno & Dos"), in which Earl and Randy track down Catalina after getting her deported and Randy manages to get himself adopted by a lonely married couple.
9 pm: Scrubs.
Finally! Scrubs is back on NBC's schedule, where it belongs. On tonight's episode ("My No Good Reason"), J.D. and Turk are forced to pretend that Turk and Carla's new nanny isn't hot, while one of the Sacred Heart staffers goes into a coma.
9:30 pm: Andy Barker, P.I.
On the series' second episode ("Fairway, My Lovely"), Andy is hired by a woman to find her husband's killer after he dies while playing golf; meanwhile, Simon falls for Andy's assistant.
10:30 pm: This American Life on Showtime.
Based on the popular NPR radio series, this new Showtime drama seeks to capture first-person accounts of single themes. On tonight's premiere ("Reality Check"), host Ira Glass explores the notion of people pursuing their dreams but failing.
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